Posted: December 19, 2022

Kent, Ohio – Davey Resource Group, Inc., (DRG) a subsidiary of The Davey Tree Expert Company, is pleased to announce the addition of Restoration Systems LLC of Raleigh, N.C., to its Davey Mitigation team, a division of DRG.                                                                         

Since 1998, Restoration Systems (RS) has strived to be a leader and innovator in mitigation and coastal resilience.  RS’s approach to compensatory mitigation has been to locate and develop high-quality restoration opportunities, while building relationships based on mutual trust and respect with property owners, clients and regulators. Restoration Systems and its 15 employees will continue providing mitigation as part of Davey Mitigation. 

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T. J. Mascia, director, Davey Mitigation, says, “RS’s commitment to delivering high-quality projects coupled with its creativity in shaping new markets sets it apart, and its long track record of success is a testament to its world class team. The potential in combining this kind of talent with the Davey platform behind it is immense. I feel we were already building something special with Davey Mitigation and the addition of RS significantly amplifies that.”

George Howard, co-owner of RS, says, “I’m thrilled to be joining the DRG team. Going forward, our current and future clients will benefit from all of the additional resources Davey brings to the table.”

John Preyer, co-owner of RS, adds, “A big part of our decision to sell to Davey versus others in the industry was the alignment of values shared by the two companies. Both are environmental stewards seeking science-based solutions for our clients and offering good environments for our employees, and I’m looking forward to working together as a part of the Davey Mitigation team.”


Davey Resource Group is a subsidiary of The Davey Tree Expert Company. The Davey Tree Expert Company provides research-driven tree services, grounds maintenance and environmental solutions for residentialutilitycommercial and environmental partners across North America. As one of the largest employee-owned companies in the U.S., Davey has been dedicated to creating and delivering sustainable solutions for 140 years. Become part of the Davey legacy and apply today.

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